what you have done these past few years. thank you so much. [applause] thanks for all the hours of work, for the calls, for the speeches and appearances, for the resources, and the prayers. you gave the plea from yourselves and performed magnificently. you have been the best we could have imagined. you inspired us. you humbled us. the nation is at a critical point. which cannot risk of partisan posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. we citizens have to rise to the occasion. we look to our teachers and professors. we count on you to inspire our children with a passion for learning and discovery. we look to our pastors, priests, rabbis, and counselors of all kinds, he to whom advance the principles of charity, honesty, integrity, and family.